Flavia Pennetta to crack Top 10, expects Italy to go crazy about it

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Flavia Pennetta will enter the Top 10 for the first time when the new Sony Ericsson WTA Tour rankings are released on Monday, and will become the first Italian tennis player to achieve the...

Dinara Safina stops Kim Clijsters’ surge in Cincinnati

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Wildcard Kim Clijsters had defeated three Top 20 players en route to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open before Russian world No.1 Dinara Safina ended the Belgian's fairytale comeback...

Serena Williams knocked out by Sybille Bammer in Cincinnati

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Second seed Serena Williams has again beaten herself, as she likes to say, following her older sister Venus out of the Western and Southern Financial Group Women’s Open in Cincinnati by falling to unseeded...

Clijsters makes Kuznetsova her third Top 20 victim, Venus Williams upset in Cincinnati

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Wildcard Kim Clijsters is still doing impressively well in her comeback after a two-year-long break and a child birth, scoring her third Top 20 victory in three matches she played since returning to competitive...

Kim Clijsters marches on, Ana Ivanovic’s slump gains momentum

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Playing only her second competitive match in more than two years, wildcard Kim Clijsters beat world No.20 Patty Schnyder 6-2 7-5 to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Financial Group Women's...

Kim Clijsters upsets Marion Bartoli in Cincinnati for a stunning return to tennis

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Former world number one Kim Clijsters couldn't have marked her comeback to tennis better – the mother of a year-and-a-half old girl upset world No.13 Marion Bartoli 6-4 6-3 in the first round of...

Kim Clijsters confirms return to the WTA Tour

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It’s official: Kim Clijsters will again play on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Her return from retirement is planned for the US hardcourt season. The former world No.1 has asked for Cincinnati, Toronto and US...

Nadia Petrova wins singles and doubles at Cincinnati Open

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Second seed Nadia Petrova beat unseeded Nathalie Dechy 6-2 6-1 at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati to win her first title in 18 months and eighth career title. Petrova also...

Chakvetadze wins Cincinnati title, heads to Stanford as top seed

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On Sunday, Anna Chakvetadze won the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Akiko Morigami. The Russian needed less than an hour to beat Morigami,...